Walcheren

Walcheren

[wahl-khuh-ruhn, -ruh, wahl-guh-]
noun
an island in SW Netherlands: part of Zeeland province. 82 sq. mi. (212 sq. km).
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Walcheren (Dutch ˈwɑlxərə)
 
n
an island in the SW Netherlands, in the Scheldt estuary: administratively part of Zeeland province; suffered severely in World War II, when the dykes were breached, and again in the floods of 1953. Area: 212 sq km (82 sq miles)

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